Best of the Web: How Apollo Made It Home To Earth

Getting to the Moon was one thing, but NASA designers had to design a way to safely brake a capsule traveling at...

Cockpit Tour: Garmin G5000 Jet Upgrades

There are plenty of aging legacy jets with maintenance-intensive avionics nearly ready for fresh avionics, and Garmin is on it. Two-plus years in the making, it recently completed the expensive STC for the G5000 integrated avionics and autopilot for Cessna Citation Excel/XLS business jets—a favorite among a wide variety of operators. In this video Aviation Consumer Editor Larry Anglisano looked deep into an XLS G5000 retrofit, and the buying decision, with Garmin's Dave Brown

Best Of The Web: How A Radial Engine Goes Together

Ever wonder how a radial engine goes together, especially how those seven or nine connecting rods all merge at the crankshaft? Grab some coffee and sit through this master class video by Dan Cabral and you'll find out. Carbral is a product design engineer and used Keyshot to render this animation and After Effects to assemble the video. The engine is a Rotec R-2800. See more at

How Daher Builds the TBM Turboprop

Daher's factory in Tarbes, France, is one of the most modern aerospace facilities in the world. In this long-form video, AVweb explains...

Best of the Web: How To Survive A Tree Landing

How do you survive landing an airplane in a tree? Fly it as slow as it will go and carry three ways...

Video: Dynon HDX Install In A Skyhawk

Dynon Avionics has an STC for installing the Certified SkyView HDX in Cessna 172 Skyhawks (and also for some Beech Bonanza models),...

Normandy Visit: The Real Utah Beach

Concluding our D-Day commemoration coverage, here's a video AVweb's Paul Bertorelli shot last year on a visit to Utah Beach.

Best Of The Web: Commemorative Jumps Over Normandy

As the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy continues, the AFP News Agency filed this short video of jumps from...

Best Of The Web: D-Day Daks At Duxford

As the weeklong commemoration of the Normandy D-Day landings continues, take a look at this great footage posted by Airshow UK. It shows some of the D-Day C-47s preparing for their flight across the English Channel to Normandy.


Best Of The Web: D-Day Doll In Normandy

As part of AVweb's coverage of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, we're sweeping the web for informative videos about the event and the participating aircraft. This video by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force tells the story of D-Day Doll.

Another Miracle. Second One This Week

This time, it was a ditching in Half Moon Bay which the social-media star pilot happened to film. Coincidence or not, it does remind us about carrying PFDs.

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Why This Landing Went Bad

St. Barts, in the eastern Caribbean, is famous for having a short, narrow runway with a tall hill off one end. It's tricky to get into and more than one pilot has come to grief in trying. In this video, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli reviews a landing that went wrong and why.